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The Short Fuse Radio Network presently includes THE ABYSS GAZES ALSO and THE THIN EDGE OF STARING with Wolfgang Carstens, as well as EMPTY BOAT with Rob Plath. SHORT FUSE RADIO is always looking for new shows to add to its line-up. If you (or someone you know) has a great idea for a new show, please email a short synopsis of your show idea and potential guest list to Wolfgang Carstens at

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Zack Wilson is a writer from Yorkshire, in the North of England. His work has been featured in many different online and print journals, with two short collections, THE MIRROR and LESCAR also in circulation somewhere. Wilson's... more

The reading series continues tonight as your host Wolfgang Carstens welcomes Rob Plath, RD Armstrong and Craig Scott to THE THIN EDGE OF STARING. In addition to eight chapbooks of poetry, Rob Plath is the author of DEATH IS... more

"William Taylor Jr.'s quest to grasp a sense of understanding within a chaotic world illustrates how essential poetry is today."—Brian Morrisey "William Taylor Jr. wonderfully weaves everyday happenings with fluid sounds and clear... more

?Lawrence Gladeview is a natural story-teller with an astute eye, scathing wit, and a wicked sense of humor!? —Wolfgang Carstens ?No pretense, no bullshit, just straight from the hip good stuff. Gladeview doesn't try to impress.... more

?R L Raymond writes poems like novels—if novels were lives that could be smashed against a wall in anger and pieced back together in the morning.?—Wolfgang Carstens ?Raymond rattles his lines off in short... more

?The poetry of John Yamrus demands more attention. There is real blood in this man's work.?—Todd Moore ?John Yamrus, to me, is the Jim Henson of poetry. Combining a wry sense of humor, acuity of vision, and directness of... more
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